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10 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Grayling woman allegedly skewed numbers to hide embezzlement

A Grayling woman who was the caretaker of the finances of a number of Wexford County adults faces perjury and embezzlement charges involving their care.

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14 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Moolenaar campaigns in Cadillac with hand from Hoekstra

John Moolenaar visited Cadillac on the campaign trail and got a little help from one of his friends: former Congressman Pete Hoekstra.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, US News, Lansing, MI

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Cadillac Tractor Supply Company store earns award

The Cadillac Tractor Supply Company store was recently recognized with the Class Champion award for meeting company goals during the 4-H/TSC Spring 2014 Paper Clover Promotion.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

Wexford County DPW director moving on

The director of the Department of Public Works in Wexford County said he has tendered his resignation and will leave the DPW but not the area.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Home invasion arrest could mean life for Cadillac woman

A Cadillac woman is charged with home invasion in Selma Township, and could face up to life in prison if convicted due to her past record.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

It's not just for farmers; there's a 4-H program for every kid out there

"It seems like 4-H has been stronger in the past," Trautner said. "Hopefully, through awareness of everything 4-H offers, we will be able to bring those numbers up."

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Community sports complex targeted by thief

The Wexford County Sheriff's Office is investigating a breaking and entering which occurred at the Manton Sports Complex on Wiles Street.

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Related Topix: Manton, MI

Northern Michigan News

Mesick woman sentenced in meth case

Jessica Larae Wentworth, 22, has been sentenced in 28th Circuit Court in Wexford County to 120 days in jail, with credit for 94 days, according to court records, after pleading guilty to possession of methamphetamine.

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Related Topix: Mesick, MI

Northern Michigan News

Mesick man pleads guilty to CSC charge

A Mesick man has pleaded guilty in a criminal sexual conduct case for allegedly having sex with a child under the age of 13 at his home in Wexford County.

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Related Topix: Mesick, MI

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Change in air for public transit as city makes new appointment to CWTA

Change has come to the Cadillac-Wexford Transit Authority as the Cadillac City Council appointed attorney Stephen King to the CWTA board instead of re-appointing CWTA chairman Craig Taylor.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

Is crime now a little more affordable?

Recently, judges William Fagerman and Charles Parsons informed the Missaukee County Board of Commissioners of some interesting news: Criminals now won't be charged as much after breaking the law.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Missaukee County, MI

Northern Michigan News

Greenwood, Colfax townships to consider fire millages

Voters in Greenwood and Colfax townships, which share a joint fire department, will see identical millage renewal requests on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot in support of fire protection.

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Related Topix: Fire, Mesick, MI, Manton, MI

Northern Michigan News

Cadillac man receives jail in high-speed motorcycle chase

A Cadillac man has been sentenced to four days in jail for leading police on a chase that the prosecuting attorney said a Michigan State trooper described as "one of the worst chases he had ever seen."

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Related Topix: Grand Traverse County, MI

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Split millage is a sign of growth

A controversial millage has been submitted to the Wexford County Board of Commissioners.

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Northern Michigan News

MSP Bomb Squad confirms bomb located in Haring Township

The device was found along the side of 30 Road, just west of Old 131, in Haring Township on June 12. The MSP Bomb Squad, Haring Township Fire Department and Wexford County Sheriff's Office responded to the area at about 2:30 p.m. MSP Bomb Squad bomb technician Sgt.

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Northern Michigan News

Area pooches could have more room to roam

The site is located off 13th Street near the city's current well field and is adjacent to the Wexford County Animal Control.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

Contractors concerned with Cadillac's plan for inspection services

During Monday night's city council meeting, building contractors and members of the Cadillac City Council raised concerns about higher costs, reliability and unknown factors regarding the city's plan to use Associated Government Services to re-establish city-run building inspection services.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Buckley woman asks board to consider decriminalizing marijuana

Susan Adler, who is also a candidate for office, presented a draft Wexford County Marijuana Ordinance to the county board at its Wednesday meeting.

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Related Topix: Buckley, MI

Northern Michigan News

Medical marijuana patients have limited options as dispensary doors close

After as many as five medical marijuana shops in Wexford County were given notice to shut their doors this month, it is clear there is demand for their product.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Osceola County, MI, Cadillac, MI

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Council to continue building inspection discussion

On Monday, the Cadillac City Council will hold public hearings to discuss the possibility of re-establishing its own building inspection services.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Benzie County, MI

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